Freda Joyce Ramsay, of 1575 London Line, Sarnia, ON passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia on Sunday, September 2, 2012, after battling cancer. Freda was born in Moore Township on October 10, 1931 to George and Ethel Lumley.  Freda was predeceased by both parents; husband Clifford Ramsay, son Bill Ramsay and his wife Joy, grandson Joshua; son Ron Ramsay; and brother Gary Lumley and his wife Pat. Freda is survived by daughter-in-law Karen Ramsay, daughter Sandra (Dave) Hillier, sons Mike (Vicky) Ramsay, Howie (Gayle) Ramsay, Dave (Elaine) Ramsay and daughter Tracey (Ed) VanKerkoerle, seventeen (17) grandchildren and two (2) great-grandchildren.  Special thanks to Dr. Maddison, all staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice who made our mothers stay there so comfortable and treated her with such respect.  Thanks especially to Karen, Jessica, Cisto and Rose who got our mothers humour. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in the evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A memorial service will be held to celebrate Freda’s life on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with interment in Resurrection Cemetery.  Cremation has taken place. Donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice – www.stjosephshospice.ca, The Canadian Cancer Society – www.cancer.ca, or The Heart and Stroke Foundation – www.heartandstroke.ca. Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

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